Department of English
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
“Addressing Social & Emotional Learning Using Graphic Novels,” Denver Pop Culture
Con, Denver, CO. (June 2019).
“Levels of Integration: Incorporating SEL & ELA Content,” Colorado Consortium of the International Reading Association (CCIRA), Denver, CO. (February 2019).
“We Deal in Hope: Social Emotional Learning in the Secondary ELA Classroom,” National Council of Teacher of English (NCTE), Houston, TX. (November 2018).
"Teaching our students to read like writers," College English Association, St. Petersburg, FL. (April 2018).
"Teaching for transformative experience in composition classes: A method designed to increase engagement," College English Association, Hilton Head, SC. (March 2017).
My current research focuses on social and emotional learning and teacher preparation programs
“Moving Your Students from Sparks Notes into Literature: Using the Psychology of Learning.” College English Association. The CEA Critic. (November 2015)
"This is Your Brain on College: Educating Students with the Brain in Mind." The CEA Critic. (November 2014)
I@UNC Grant “Motivating the Murky Middle” (University of Northern Colorado: Spring 2015)